Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
is expected name dennis mcdonough as his next chief of staff. he would be obama's fourth chief of staff to replace jack lew, who was nominated for treasury secretary. >>> a new jersey boardwalk damaged in superstorm sandy will soon be returned to its former glory. the town of seaside heights approved a $3.6 million deal to rebuild the mile-long boardwalk by memorial day. construction said to begin within the next ten days and completed by may 10th. >>> heavy rain causes flooding in tennessee, georgia and other parts of the south. cold front tonight could change the rain into snow. people are freaking out here. some forecasts are predicting one to four inches of snow from mississippi to north georgia and up to a foot of snow in the appalachians. >>> pulling money out of the atm might get more precise. chase and pnc are dispensing the cash you need down to the dollar so there's no need to pull out 40 bucks when you only need 32. it's rolled out as many as 400 atms already and plans to double that by the end of the year. >>> now is your chance to talk back on one of the stories of the day.
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
national security dennis mcdonough of his next chief of staff. he would replace jack lew and if it happens he would be president obama's fourth chief of staff. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> her title and the health decision that she made seemed to be oh completely contradictory. i'm talking about this beautiful woman alan rose. she was miss district of columbia and also a contestant in last week's miss america pageant. and you may remember the headlines. she made the headlines because her mom, aunt, and grandmother all died of breast cancer and because of that her dad made a radical suggestion to her when she was just a freshman in college, a suggestion she did not like at the time but a suggestion she is fully on board with now at age 24, she's decided to take the advice of her dad and undergo a preventive double mastectomy all
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
carthy is one of the foremost gun control a voavo can the congress. her husband, dennis, was killed in the 1993 shooting rampage on the long island railroad. her son was seriously injured in the incident. representative mccarthy is joining us now. representati representative, thanks very much for coming in. you, yourself, have sent a ban on this military type assault weapons will be a heavy lift but it's certainly worth trying, you say. what is the president specifically need to do to get this kind of legislation passed, given the widespread opposition among many, not just republicans, but a whole bunch of democrats as well, especially in the house? >> well, thank you, wolf, for having me here. as the president said, though, and i give him an awful lot of credit, we all realize it's going to be a heavy lift. that does not mean we can't do it. i was around for the battle during the clinton years. i was not a member of congress. i was a victim sitting in the audience as many of the others were there. but with the vice president and certainly president obama with their strength of the office and g
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
of the fact that my democratic party and officials have taken on individuals like oliver stone or dennis kucinich for saying statements that were beyond the realm of discussion. yet where are the republicans stepping up, taking on this congressman or taking on ann coulter or rush limbaugh for the freak show rhetoric they're engaging in? >> let's go back to the issue of executive order. i interviewed a democrat for arizona. he said he was not too excited about the president issuing executive orders either when it came to gun control. he would much rather that a law went through congress. so some democrats are strongly against the idea of executive order, too. >> i'll tell you something, as a democrat, i took on george w. bush for many of the executive orders he put in place. there's a real debate to be had. but first step is seeing what the executive orders are. right now he's talking about administrative steps. he's also talking about doing much more aggressive sharing of mental health information. and much more aggressive background checks. there's a place to be had for that debate abou